The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Chronicle Review http://chronicle.com/section/The-Chronicle-Review/41/ Opinion & Ideas :: The Chronicle Review Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:32:05 EDT <![CDATA[In Defense of Ethnography]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231191/ http://chronicle.com/article/In-Defense-of-Ethnography/231191/ It has pluses and minuses, as the Alice Goffman controversy highlights. But the methodology complements other approaches in crucial ways.

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:10:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How Stonewall Obscures the Real History of Gay Liberation]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231099/ http://chronicle.com/article/How-Stonewall-Obscures-the/231099/ We've forgotten the movement's cultural and political history.

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:01:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The New York Public Library Wars]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231127/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-New-York-Public-Library/231127/ A group of scholars spearheaded a successful protest to stop radical changes at the New York Public Library, but now it looks as if they may have lost anyway.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Can a Longtime Fraud Help Fix Science?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231061/ http://chronicle.com/article/Can-a-Longtime-Fraud-Help-Fix/231061/ Diederik Stapel faked more than 50 studies in social psychology. What can his tale teach us about how to stop scientific fraud?

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How eBay Subsidized My Academic Career]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230967/ http://chronicle.com/article/How-eBay-Subsidized-My/230967/ It's hard out there for a writing instructor.

 

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Social Scientists' Repetition Compulsion]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230963/ http://chronicle.com/article/Social-Scientists-Repetition/230963/ Demonstrate an impractical skill once? Well, OK. Make a career out of it? That’s just silly.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Feminism and the City]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230961/ http://chronicle.com/article/Feminismthe-City/230961/ Vivian Gornick shows how the movement enriched both her highs and her lows.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[What the 1920s Tell Us About Dolezal and Racial Illogic]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231037/ http://chronicle.com/article/What-the-1920s-Tell-Us-About/231037/ White women wanting to pass as black enter a zone of deep cultural paradox.

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 16:37:39 EDT
<![CDATA[What 'Learning How to Think' Really Means]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230965/ http://chronicle.com/article/What-Learning-How-to-Think/230965/ Intellectual virtues prepare students for their professional and personal lives.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Where Is France's New Voltaire?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230849/ http://chronicle.com/article/Where-Is-Frances-New/230849/ The tense republic is in dire need of its sages. Are they underperforming?

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 01:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[GDP's Wicked Spell]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230881/ http://chronicle.com/article/GDPs-Wicked-Spell/230881/ Gross domestic product was created as a crucial economic gauge during the Depression and World War II. But it has become a noxious, irrational worldwide obsession.

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The War on Thugs]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230787/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-War-on-Thugs/230787/ The blaming in naming carries severe societal consequences, but it often escapes scrutiny.

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Attack on Truth]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230631/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Attack-on-Truth/230631/ We are entering an age of willful ignorance.

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Mon, 08 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[You Have Your History, I Have Mine]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230635/ http://chronicle.com/article/You-Have-Your-History-I-Have/230635/ Good riddance to a scripted past populated by heroic stick figures in iffy moralistic parables. But is there nothing we can agree on?

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Mon, 08 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Essence of Time]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230633/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Essence-of-Time/230633/ A 1922 debate between Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson changed our understanding of time, a historian asserts but fails to demonstrate.

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Mon, 08 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Ascending to Joyce]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230637/ http://chronicle.com/article/Ascending-to-Joyce/230637/ Students from a diversity of majors embrace the challenge of Ulysses precisely because it is so difficult.

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Mon, 08 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Whatever Happened to Surrender?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230479/ http://chronicle.com/article/Whatever-Happened-to/230479/ It seems a forgotten art in an era of endless wars.

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Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:37:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Black Intellectualism Is More Than Big (Male) Egos]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230495/ http://chronicle.com/article/Black-Intellectualism-Is-More/230495/ Leading thinkers should aspire to ignite the genius that enables black lives to flourish.

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Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Friends and Enemies]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230477/ http://chronicle.com/article/FriendsEnemies/230477/ As Europe redefines itself, it is moving away from the United States.

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Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[My Title IX Inquisition]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230489/ http://chronicle.com/article/My-Title-IX-Inquisition/230489/ What’s the good of having a freedom you’re afraid to use?

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Fri, 29 May 2015 00:37:23 EDT
<![CDATA[2040 Prognosis for Higher Education]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230295/ http://chronicle.com/article/2040-Prognosis-for-Higher/230295/ Does academe face huge challenges over the next 25 years? You bet. But it can overcome them and thrive.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Do Human Rights Increase Inequality?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230297/ http://chronicle.com/article/Do-Human-Rights-Increase/230297/ Sadly, the two aren’t mutually exclusive.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Bigotry on Display]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230301/ http://chronicle.com/article/Bigotry-on-Display/230301/ The 1906 exhibition of a caged African at the Bronx Zoo challenges what we thought we knew about 20th-century America.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Bashing Bureaucracy]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230293/ http://chronicle.com/article/Bashing-Bureaucracy/230293/ The left used to be so good at it. Can David Graeber revive a lost art?

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Tue, 26 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Breadth of a Salesman]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230291/ http://chronicle.com/article/Breadth-of-a-Salesman/230291/ For a long time, I couldn’t relate to Willy Loman. Then I became him.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Mortal Motivation]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/230303/ http://chronicle.com/article/Mortal-Motivation/230303/ Does our terror of dying drive almost everything we do?

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Fri, 22 May 2015 15:00:01 EDT